Louis Elmer Slade1,2

b. October 1879
     Louis Elmer Slade was born in October, 1879 in Washington County, Indiana.1,3 He was the son of James Franklin Slade and Nancy Best.1 Louis enlisted in the Army in 1905 for 3 years, he served in Infantry, Co. K, and was discharged Mar 6, 1908 at Fort Niagara, New York.4
     Louis married Mary Myrtle McNally on February 8, 1909 in St. Catherines, Lincoln County, Ontario Province, Canada.5,6 +, the daughter of Mary McKown & John McNally.6 He was registered for the military draft in World War I on September 12, 1918 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.2 He owned his home worth $ 10,000 and listed occupation as none.5

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1880Monroe Twp, Washington County, IndianaJames Franklin Slade1
1900Driftwood Twp, Jackson County, IndianaJames Franklin Slade3
1930Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 228 Sixth StreetLouis Elmer Slade5


  1. [S1106] 1880 US Census of Washington County, Indiana, ED 180, page 21, lines 29-33, dwl 189, fam 189.
  2. [S1085] WWI Draft Registration Card, Ancestry.com,, img 1331/4555 FS, Louis Elmer Slade, b Oct 13, 1879, employ: International Railway Co.
  3. [S1107] 1900 US Census of Jackson County, Indiana, ED 68, sheet 6-B, lines 83-87, dwl 121, fam 123.
  4. [S1149] United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914, FamilySearch.org,, img 438/660, p132, #768 Louis Slade 25, at Indianapolis, Inidiana 3 yrs.
  5. [S1110] 1930 US Census of Niagara County, New York, ED 32-40, sh 1-A, lines 40-42, dwl 5, fam 12.
  6. [S1155] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936, Ancestry.com,, Lincoln Co, Feb 8, 1909, Louis Elmer Slade & Mary McNally, d/o Mary McKown & John McNally.